Baltimore’s favorite googly-eyed trash collector is half-a-decade old, and his friends are throwing a birthday bash for him.
He’s also getting yet another craft beer named in his honor, which could make him even more googly-eyed than normal, but it’s all for a good cause.
Mr. Trash Wheel’s Classy Trashy Birthday Bashy is set for May 11 at Peabody Heights Brewery, 401 E. 30th St.Read more
The Baltimore Eagle, the former gay leather bar in Old Goucher, will reopen April 19 as a “safe space” where members of the LGBTQ community will be able to “feel free,” according to its new owners.
The news ends months of uncertainty and cryptic messages as to the fate of the popular night club and bar.Read more
Chain craft-beer bar Growler USA has opened in Hampden’s Rotunda.
The pub, the first Maryland location for the Colorado chain, is located in the mixed-use development at 727 W. 40th St., where it joins other Rotunda restaurants such as Mi & Yu Noodle Bar, Mod Pizza and Moby Dick House of Kabob.
In addition to beer, the 93-seat restaurant serves wine, root beer and cold-pressed coffee.Read more
Thursday nights are typically packed at Grand Central, perhaps the largest remaining gay nightclub in Baltimore.
Patrons crowd the club’s dance floor and bar watching fierce lip-syncing routines while gulping down $3-vodka drinks amid pulsating music, strobe lights and colorful lasers.
“It’s great again,” said Derek Chavis, a 33-year-old Mount Vernon resident.Read more
Grand Central, possibly Baltimore’s largest gay nightclub, has been sold.
Former owner Don Davis confirmed the sale of the 15,000-square-foot property at 1001-1003 N. Charles St. Monday afternoon.
The Mount Vernon property was sold to Baltimore-based Landmark Partners for $1.4 million, Davis said. Davis originally asked for $1.85 million.Read more